lack of honesty and trust:
Bad faith on the part of both negotiators doomed the talks from the outset.
It’s the same old story: congressional (and largely though not wholly Republican) bad faith.
Should a New York Times Columnist Know What She’s Talking About? Michael Tomasky April 30, 2013
Nor do the statements say anything about people who may have used the memos in bad faith.
The Torture Problem Is Going to Get Worse John Sifton April 17, 2009
But when that plane has gone down because of humans acting in bad faith, there are consequences, there is hell to pay.
The Malaysian Air Tragedy Reawakens a Primal Fear Kelly Williams Brown July 18, 2014
First, one lesson of health care is that lengthy negotiations can be sabotaged by bad faith.
Slow Down, Obama! Matthew Yglesias April 25, 2010
It will also be accompanied by hysterical whining, odious self-righteousness, and mutual accusations of bad faith.
Last Chance Saloon Daniel Gavron January 27, 2013
Nor could the progressive reformers refuse a definition of the matter, under suspicion of bad faith.
Railroads: Rates and Regulations William Z. Ripley
We will meet aggression and bad faith with resolve and strength.
United States Presidents’ Inaugural Speeches Various
Her bad faith as a good mother seeks shelter behind her child, your son is her accomplice.
The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete Honore de Balzac
It seemed an abominable episode, a piece of bad faith on the part of fate.
Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
Not a suspicion of his uncle’s bad faith, or of any conspiracy against himself, entered the mind of our hero.
Tom, The Bootblack Horatio Alger
intention to deceive; treachery or dishonesty (esp in the phrase in bad faith)
Also called mauvaise foi. (in the philosophy of the 20th-century French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre) self-deception, as when an agent regards his actions as conditioned by circumstances or conventions in order to evade his own responsibility for choosing them freely
- Bad godesberg
official name of Godesberg. Contemporary Examples A breakfast meeting was arranged between Haydn and members of the court orchestra at Bad Godesberg, close to Bonn. Beethoven in Love: The Woman Who Captivated the Young Composer John Suchet January 25, 2014 noun the official name for Godesberg
- Bad guy
bad guy noun Someone or something that is bad, esp a movie, television, or sports villain A criminal or other habitually reprehensible person; bad man (1930s+ Motion pictures) noun phrase A villain; a desperado: supposed to pick up a vehicle containing a suitcase full of cash this morning from a ”bad guy” (mid-1800s+ Western) Contemporary […]
- Bad hair day
a disagreeable or unpleasant day, especially one during which one feels unattractive. noun (informal) a day on which one’s hair is untidy and unmanageable a day of mishaps and general irritation noun a day when one cannot get a hairstyle to look good; by extension, a day on which everything seems to go wrong noun […]
- Bad homburg
a city in W central Germany on the S slope of the Taunus Mountains, near Frankfurt.